drainage basin geometry

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Drainage basin geometry postulates that, as the stream order increases, (a) the number of streams decreases, (b) the average stream length increases, and (c) the average slope decreases. See Strahler (1952) GSA Bull. 63 and Sólyom and Tucker (2004) J. Geophys. Res. 109, F 03012.

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